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Cerebellar Ataxia MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Cerebellar Ataxia
Tree Number(s)
C10.228.140.252.190
C10.597.350.090.500
C23.888.592.350.090.200
Unique ID
D002524
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D002524
Annotation
DENTATE CEREBELLAR ATAXIA see MYOCLONIC CEREBELLAR DYSSYNERGIA is also available; ATAXIAS, HEREDITARY see SPINOCEREBELLAR DEGENERATION is also available
Scope Note
Incoordination of voluntary movements that occur as a manifestation of CEREBELLAR DISEASES. Characteristic features include a tendency for limb movements to overshoot or undershoot a target (dysmetria), a tremor that occurs during attempted movements (intention TREMOR), impaired force and rhythm of diadochokinesis (rapidly alternating movements), and GAIT ATAXIA. (From Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, p90)
Entry Term(s)
Adiadochokinesis
Ataxia, Cerebellar
Cerebellar Dysmetria
Cerebellar Hemiataxia
Cerebellar Incoordination
Dysmetria
Hypermetria
NLM Classification #
WL 320
Previous Indexing
Ataxia (1966-1967)
Cerebellar Diseases (1966-1967)
Public MeSH Note
1968
History Note
1968
Date Established
1968/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2005/06/30
Cerebellar Ataxia Preferred
Cerebellar Hemiataxia Narrower
Cerebellar Dysmetria Narrower
Hypermetria Narrower
Adiadochokinesis Narrower
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